3 Panthers that can confirm roster spots in preseason Week 3 vs. Bills

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Which Carolina Panthers players can confirm their roster spots in preseason Week 3 against the Buffalo Bills at Bank of America Stadium?

The Carolina Panthers conclude their preseason engagements with a home clash against the Buffalo Bills in preseason Week 3. For some on the team, it will be the first and last chance to play at Bank of America Stadium as part of the hosts.

It’s been an eventful offseason with plenty of storylines attached. The Panthers have some optimism that things can trend in the right direction at long last, but it’s clear everything has to go right almost from start to finish.

Matt Rhule and his staff will have a good idea about what their roster looks like. But there are some who can provoke discussions within those in power over the weekend before final decisions are made early next week.

With that being said, here are three Panthers players that can cement their roster spot against the Bills.

Player No. 1

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Cade Mays – Carolina Panthers OL

One could make a case that Cade Mays‘ strong performance levels so far have already confirmed his roster spot. But the sixth-round selection won’t be taking anything for granted during the team’s preseason finale on Friday evening.

Mays has the versatility that’s valued highly by the Carolina Panthers. He can operate almost anywhere across the protection and catching the eye against a top unit like the Buffalo Bills will leave further reasons to be encouraged about his long-term outlook.

The Tennessee product has more going for him than the likes of Dennis Daley and Deonte Brown. Another top effort on Mays’ debut at Bank of America Stadium will confirm his place on the 53 beyond all doubt.